The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (Försvarets materielverk, FMV) has signed a technical settlement with Estonia, Finland, and Latvia to collectively develop a brand new 6×6 armoured personnel service (APC) beneath the Finnish-led Widespread Armoured Automobile System (CAVS) programme. The armoured wheeled car programme of the Military began in 2019 as multinational collaboration exercise along with Latvia and Estonia. Autumn 2020, the programme proceeded with Latvia to the analysis and product growth section. Latvia ordered the primary lot of greater than 200 armoured personnel carriers in August 2021.

On 10 December 2021, the steering committee of the CAVS programme accredited Sweden’s accession to the challenge. Nonetheless to be examined are the main points regarding Sweden’s becoming a member of, similar to changing into included within the contractual preparations. Extra detailed aims of Sweden in addition to the precise timeframe might be labored out throughout additional negotiations. This sends a robust sign that defence materiel collaboration between Finland and Sweden works and that there’s a willingness to develop inter-nation interoperability and connectivity in addition to Military mixed working functionality.


Latvian Armed Forces Check Patria 6X6 Armoured Wheeled Automobile Platform

The Patria 6×6 Widespread Armoured Automobile System (CAVS) combines all of the confirmed options of Patria XA and AMV autos. It’s simplified, dependable and designed to fulfill the best necessities of consumers. Its succesful off-road mobility is assured by an environment friendly energy unit and the impartial suspension acquainted from Patria AMV car. Because of the spacious inside and well-defined capabilities, the car is straightforward to function and to coach. Patria is a world supplier of defence, safety and aviation life cycle assist companies, pilot coaching and expertise options.

Latvia ordered the primary greater than 200 personnel service armoured autos in August 2021, of which Patria delivered the primary autos to Latvia on the finish of October. In flip, the Finnish Ministry of Defence and Patria have signed a letter of intent on ordering 160 new personnel service autos for Finland in 2023. Finland and Patria in flip signed a Letter of Intent on the forthcoming serial order of Finland. The joint programme is open to different nations with the mutual consent of the taking part nations. Usually, this frequent car system will enhance the mobility, cost-effectiveness, interoperability, and safety of provide of armies within the taking part nations.